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How to make an origami Butterfly Ball

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Learn how to make an origami Butterfly Ball that bursts apart when you hit it. This easy-to-follow tutorial by Jo Nakashima takes us through each step. For this design by Kenneth Kawamura, you’ll need 12 small square pieces of paper for folding; 7.5 centimeter or around 3-inch squares are used in the video. Assembly may require some patience and practice.

how to fold an origami butterfly ball
how to fold an origami butterfly ball
how to fold an origami butterfly ball
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